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Baba Ghannouj #4

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  • 1 Medium-size eggplant
  • 1 Clove garlic
  • 1 sm Lemon ; juice of
  • 1 tb Tahini; (sesame paste)
  • 1 tb Olive oil


Roast a medium-size eggplant in a 450-degree oven for 30 to 40 minutes, turning once, or until flesh is very tender and a sharp knife pierces without resistance. When cool enough to handle, remove peel. In a food processor, mince 1 clove garlic. Add the eggplant flesh, juice of 1 small lemon, 1 tablespoon tahini (sesame paste) and 1 tablespoon olive oil. Process to blend (may be smooth or a little chunky). Add salt and freshly ground pepper to taste. Serve with fresh or toasted pita bread.
Posted to CHILE-HEADS DIGEST V4 #279 by Jim Tidwell <> on Jan 22, 1998